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Protambulyx strigilis

Protambulyx strigilis
Plantation, Broward County, Florida, USA
December 29, 2006
I thought it was a dead leaf at first, then I noticed its outline. I think it is some kind of Sphynx moth? But I took a couple more close up of the head and the wing to maybe give a better ID

7818 -- Streaked Sphinx Moth -- Protambulyx strigilis
Nice find!

Thanks Bob!
Appreciate it, actually my 3 year old told me to look at the "wierd leaf" and that is when I noticed.. LOL


Moved to guide
Nice shots--since you've got the ID on this, I moved your photos to the guide page.

Thanks Patrick
Thanks for moving it, I don't like moving them unless I am told they are needed in the guide, I guess I just don't want to step on any toes here.


No worries
Go ahead and move photos as you see fit--this is a collaborative site, and you are a contributor--that is the whole point. The only things that are, perhaps, "not needed" in guides at this point, are photos of very widespread and abundant eastern species, such things as Tiger Swallowtail, perhaps. Poor quality photos don't add much, either--these are usually ID'd, then "frassed". (Your photos are excellent, of course.) Right now, there are not pressing constraints of server space, that I am aware. Your photos of this moth are a fine addition.

I am honored from your compliments.. thank you very much, and I will try to use my judgment from now on.



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